Bano Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Cebu City
... Red Cross area with Helen. After walking in circles a few times and constantly fending off tuktuk drivers unwilling to believe that we actually wanted to walk, finally getting directions off a soldier who kept letting his rifle swing towards us, we made it to the abandoned building that the Red Cross have taken over.
The building was filled to overflowing with aid donations. Mounds of second hand clothing, boxes upon boxes of food and, to my surprise, a ...
... in my concrete town house.
I responded in the only way I knew how, "Okay, just stay near the floor and stay close to your family. The houses can be fixed, just stay safe. Pray! I love you all" and "Just stay in the center, stay low. Lock the doors and cover the windows. Stay with your family. Pray, it will all be ok."
At that point I got out of bed and woke up my roommates with my concern for Cangumbang. The sound of the tin roofs ...
... zone and walk back outside to the international terminal.
Then you have to go thru a security screening to enter the terminal building. They also had some cafes and money changers here so I decided to exchange my leftover 1540P leftover notes which came to $35 USD. I also had enough coins left to buy a water bottle once I cleared security.
When I did my online check in it ...
... made more atmospheric by the tone
deaf waiter's booming singing. After a delightful purchase -
flannels to wipe the top layer of sweat off when we are walking -
we wandered back to the hotel.
and unable to engage with anyone other than to be hassled or begged
from, we decided to take the easy option and to spend the day in the
tourist bubble of the Ayala. This time we managed to stay ...
Saturday 4th June...cont:
We were flying out of Cebu really early tomorrow morning, so only needed a cheap place to stay for the night, and luckily I'd done a little research of places. So grabbed a taxi (making sure the Meter worked, wont be had again!) and it wasn't far to the centre. The hotel was actually pretty smart, and really clean rooms.
We'd chosen to stay “down-town”, which ...